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Mommy Dojo Kanban – The Kaizen of Failure

I failed my brown belt grading.  In fact, all three of us senior adults failed. It was harsh. It was painful. It was public. And the 7th dan sensei who presided over our grading made sure to give us each personal and … Continue reading

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The Power of Small Thinking

At the beginning of this year, I took up Shotokan karate, partly inspired by my sons, and partly because a failed Personal Kanban experiment last year suggested that I needed to build exercise into my life in a more structured … Continue reading

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The Kaizen of New Year’s Resolutions

For many, the end of a year triggers a personal retrospective as we start thinking of the year that’s almost over. We start thinking of how we’re going to reinvent ourselves in the New Year – those infamous resolutions that … Continue reading

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